7 Reasons to Be Bullish on MTN Group

Reasons to Own MTN Shares

MTN Group, Africa’s wireless telecommunications giant, had a rough start to the year.

Stiff competition, regulatory action, weakening currencies, and a labor strike in its home base, South Africa, conspired to slash the company’s first half earnings by 24.2%, and its shares have dropped 21% since their September high.

But don’t push the “sell” button quite yet.

Here’s a Quick Way to Invest in the JSE’s Dividend Aristocrats

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Sometimes it’s fun to pore over balance sheets and cash flow statements in search of that 10-bagger stock — the one that transforms your meager nest egg into a comfy cash cushion.

But let’s face it.

You usually have more enjoyable things to do on a weekday evening or Saturday afternoon.

That’s why exchange traded funds (ETFs) are one of the most useful tools in an investor’s toolkit.

Is KenolKobil Stock a Buy?

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This is a guest contribution from Simon Maina. KenolKobil is a leading oil distributor and marketer of petroleum and other associated products (e.g. petrol stations) in East Africa. Of late, it has also extended its footprint into Southern Africa with Zambia being its most recent investment. I find shares of the company particularly attractive because […]

Here's Why Dangote Cement Is a Buy

Dangote Cement

When Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, announced a 40% price cut on bags of Dangote Cement last week, Nigerian consumers rejoiced.

The stock market’s reaction, on the other hand, was decidedly less enthusiastic. Shares of the company have plunged nearly 19% since the news broke.

So, will the stock weigh down a portfolio’s performance going forward or does it have a solid foundation for market-beating gains? Let’s take a closer look.